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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Stage Crew in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking three Stage Crew Members to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. This position aids in the smooth running of the backstage areas during every performance and technical rehearsal throughout the BSC 2024 season. This position requires a team player, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to follow instructions accurately and efficiently. Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply. Responsibilities: - Attend every technical rehearsal and performance - Preset props and scenery for each show as assigned and sweep, mop and clean stage and backstage areas as assigned by supervisors - Move scenery and props during each performance as assigned by supervisors - Keep paperwork up to date by noting any changes to presets or run lists with the Crew Chief - Assist with the daily post-show cleanup - Notify the Crew Chief of any broken scenery or props - Assist with scenery, props, electrics and sound load-ins and strikes as necessary - Run followspot if necessary - Complete duties as assigned by supervisor Skills: - Knowledge of theatrical production process - Ability to follow instructions and work as part of a team - Ability to efficiently complete assigned individual tasks - Ability to stay alert and focused during long periods of inactivity - Ability to work with a wide range of personalities - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and comfortable working at heights, and have good eyesight in low light conditions This position reports to the Technical Director, Crew Chief, Stage Managers. It is a full-time, seasonal position, Contract A: 5/27/2024 through 9/16/2024 Contract B: 5/27/2024 through 7/8/2024 Contract C: 7/29/2024 through 9/16/2024 Pay is \$17.00 per hour, with overtime after 40 hours in a week, and housing included.

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